To continue to support the most vulnerable populations affected by the economic and social impacts of the Coronavirus pandemic.


Program objectives

≈ 57,000

potential beneficiaries

2 232 000 000 F CFA

4 000 000 USD as Total funds to be disbursed

5 months

Program duration

Amount of assistance

8 170 F CFA par mois

+ withdrawal fees

7 000 F CFA par mois

+ withdrawal fees

Eligibility criteria

To qualify for benefits under this programme, applicants must:

– Have a valid voter’s card, issued by a polling station located in the eligible cantons,

– Register by dialling *855#, selecting option 2 “Register for GIVEDIRECT-NOVISSI” and then following the on-screen prompts.

– Be recognised as a vulnerable individual by GiveDirectly’s teams working with researchers to identify the most vulnerable people in the community. Given the limited funds earmarked by GiveDirectly, the programme will initially reach approximately 57,000 vulnerable people.

About GiveDirectly

GiveDirectly (GD) is a US-based NGO whose mission is to reduce extreme poverty in the world by providing cash transfers to vulnerable people.

GD has no religious, political, or faith-based affiliations – the granting of financial assistance to a recipient is in no way based on their religious, political or ethnic background.